Consumer Protection Act Reform: S.B. 315
Amends West Virginia’s Consumer Protection Act and provides that no
Amends West Virginia’s Consumer Protection Act and provides that no award of damages under the CPA may be made without proof that the person seeking damages suffered an actual out-of-pocket loss that was proximately caused by a violation of the statute. Provides that either party in a CPA action has the right to demand a jury trial. Specifies that it is the intent of the Legislature that, in construing this statute, the courts be guided by the policies of the Federal Trade Commission and interpretations given by the Federal Trade Commission and the federal courts to Section 5(a)(1) of the Federal Trade 10 Commission Act (15 U. S. C. §45(a)(1)).
ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame